Looking to save a little cash? New to the area and looking for an affordable way to explore the community? There are many great businesses in the Rockford area that offer discounts to Rockford University students and employees.

To redeem these discounts, simply present your Rockford University ID when you visit one of the following businesses. Check out this list of businesses and start saving!

Businesses – looking to participate in our program? Please contact Student Activities at 815-394-5035 for more information on adding your business to our Student Discount Program.


2nd Cousins Bar & Grill  
6246 E Riverside Blvd., Rockford
15% off, 5 or more = free appetizer or additional % off

Dandy Donuts
6551 E Riverside Blvd., Rockford
10% off with student ID and 15% off during finals!

Hachi Hachi Japanese Express
6516 E. Riverside Blvd., Loves Park
(815) 636-9888
10% off with student ID

Halo Cupcake
7969 Forest Hills Rd., Loves Park
(815) 282-1225
15% off with student ID
Murphy’s Pub & Grill 
510 S Perryville Rd., Rockford
(815) 986-0950
15% off, 5 or more = free app or additional % off

Red Mango
6876 Spring Creek Rd., Rockford
(815) 282-1020
15% off at this location

Sam’s Restaurant
6075 E Riverside Blvd., Rockford
(815) 877-2127
10% off Sunday – Thursday Dine in or Carry-out.
Not valid with other promotions and only valid for the person with the ID

The Spot Café 
220 S. Madison St., Rockford
(815) 978-5989
Free bag of chips with the purchase of a sandwich

Sugar Jones Cupcakes
1710 Rural St., Rockford
(815) 708-0801
10% off with student ID

Vintage 501 
501 E. State St., Rockford
10% off all food

Wired Café   
414 E. State St., Rockford
(815) 316-2524


Health and Fitness Centers

Maximum Performance  
104 S. Madison St., Rockford
(815) 310-0810
Free sessions on Tues/Thurs. 4:30-5:30;
Must register through Student Activities office on campus


Salon and Beauty

Bliss Beauty Lounge 
120 N Madison St., Rockford
(815) 713-2495

Divine Creations  
4312 E State St., Rockford
(815) 394-3324
20% off any service, discount packages

Fringe Salon
2434 Charles St., Rockford
(815) 397-4707
$5 off a cut or $10 off color service. Owners Excluded. Must have school ID or discount will not apply

Fuzion Salon  
5643 East State St. #3, Rockford
(815) 484-9624

WM Day Spa  
6555 Lexus Dr., Rockford
(815) 398-4000


Radisson Hotel and Conference

200 S Bell School Rd, Rockford
(815) 226-2100


Holiday Inn Express

Department Information

Office of Student Activities
Burpee Student Center
5050 E. State Street
Rockford, IL 61108
fax: 815-394-3730
Alex Johnson, Director of the Student Involvement and Orientation